Bill Stokes

Saturday, September 1, 2012

CAIRO, Ill. -- William R. "Bill" Stokes, 87, of Cairo died Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at the home of a son and daughter-in-law in Charleston, Mo.

He was a veteran of World War II.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo, and from 9 a.m. to service time Monday at First Southern Baptist Church.

The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the church, with the Rev. Bill Gholson officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Pulaski, Ill.